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Full text of "Gadaba"

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6.4.    /ottey/ Is used in the sense of koif



1 sindi aottey 2 loku 3 duttu = 2 Man 3 is I on the cot.



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I no : w 2 ottey 3 seggo : ra = 3 angry 2 on  1 you.



6.5.    Combining   / bo :/   and / ~pa;y /   they use it as

/bo : pa : y/ meaning "into"" and ""among"".



eg :   1 ma : yu 2 adivl 3 bo : pa : y  4 u : gi



"    ~ 1 He 4 went 3 in to 2 the forest



1 ne : y 2 bo : pa ; y 3 ma : yu 4 modo



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3 He 4 Is big 2 among   1 us.



6.6.    This/bo : pa : y/ expression Is probebly  an imitation

of Te]ugu system as la /  lo/ ; / ki/ meaning among

and Into.



Telugu = /inti lo : ki/ = Into the house



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Gadaba = /dive : n ba : pi: y/ ~ into the house,



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6.7._   The case suffixes from Telugu like /  ko : sam/

/ walla/ : / kante/ are freely borrowed and used,

/-ko : sim/ means ""for" = /aa : ko : sam/ = for me

/ valla/ a by : /aa : valla/ = by me



/ kante/ * than/aa : Kante/ than me



6,8.   Post posltioas



/ kuraw!/= from.



L   1 e : gly 2 kurawi 3 raodagu : gi = 3 Got up  2 from



1 sleep



2.   i ago : w 2 karuwi 3 pi: gi = 3 cams  2 from the



I village